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University City in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Agnes Moorehead

Born December 6, 1900

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Agnes Moorehead Marker
Inscription.  Agnes Moorehead moved to St. Louis as a child, where she acted in stage productions, danced with the Municipal Opera, and debuted as a radio singer on KMOX in 1923. After moving to New York and appearing on Broadway, she became a charter member of Orson Welles' famous Mercury Theater, starring in hundreds of radio dramas. Following her 1941 movie debut in "Citizen Kane," she displayed her range as a character actress in over 60 films and also played Endora on TV's "Bewitched" from 1964-1972. One of the best acting voices in radio history, Agnes Moorehead also received four nominations for Academy Awards.
 
Erected 1994 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the St. Louis Walk of Fame marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.358′ N, 90° 18.339′ W. Marker is in University City, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Delmar Boulevard west of Melville Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6604 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
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By Photo courtesy of Chapman College, November 21, 1965
2. Agnes Moorehead
"Actress Agnes Moorehead, 1965-66 Artist Lecture Series, Chapman College, Orange, California. A star of radio, television, stage and film; she appeared at Chapman November 21, 1965."
marker. Charles Eames (here, next to this marker); Lou Brock (a few steps from this marker); A.E. Hotchner (a few steps from this marker); Dick Gregory (a few steps from this marker); Peter Raven (a few steps from this marker); Carl & Gerty Cori (a few steps from this marker); Theodore Link (a few steps from this marker); Henry Townsend (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on October 15, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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